Andrew J. Lee - McDermott Will & Emery


Andrew J. Lee is a recognized leader in the international antitrust sphere who focuses his practice on antitrust and competition matters, counseling multinational global corporations and executives that have faced high-risk antitrust investigations and disputes globally. His practice in the past decade has particularly focused on advising leading corporations in Asia Pacific in connection with high-profile antitrust investigations that often require close strategic coordination between the United States and other global investigative agencies.

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  • Represented several affiliates of Samsung Group before the FTC and the DOJ to obtain expedited antitrust approval in connection with several strategic group-restructuring transactions*
  • Represented a leading Korean oil refiner in DOJ grand jury and civil antitrust investigations alleging certain price-fixing conspiracies related to the sale of fuel to the US government. Successfully negotiated settlement agreements in both investigations*
  • Represented LG Chem, Ltd. to defend against several multidistrict antitrust class actions alleging certain price-fixing conspiracies involving lithium-ion batteries*

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  • Legal 500 US, Antitrust, 2022
  • Legal 500 US, Antitrust: Merger Control, 2019
  • Legal 500 US, Antitrust: Cartel, 2018 to 2019


  • American Bar Association
  • DC Bar Association
  • California Bar Association

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University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, JD, 1999
Johns Hopkins University, BS, magna cum laude, 1995
Johns Hopkins University, BA, magna cum laude, 1995

District of Columbia

US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California